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Re: transitional fossils



On Wed, 12 Jul 2000 Buckaroobwana@aol.com wrote:

> Greetings,
> Can anyone out there either give me a list or tell me where a list can be 
> found of transitional animals in the fossil record. I know there are supposed 
> to be others besides Archeopteryx, and maybe Sinosauropteryx but I'm curious 
> about the amphibian-reptile transition and the ape-human transtion. How many 
> species are there that are defintively transitional? I am aware that this is 
> somewhat off topic, but this is the only place I know that I can get this 
> information. Thanks to whoever responds.

In a sense, just about every organism is "transitional", but I know what
you mean. Check out the Talk.Origins Transitional Vertebrates at
<http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/faq-transitional.html>.

A visit to the Tree of Life
<http://phylogeny.arizona.edu/tree/phylogeny.html> could also be
instructive

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